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Recensione dell'utente  - jennybeast - LibraryThing

There are some revolutionary ideas in this book, about how to re-imagine the interaction of humans and nature. However, it felt more like a collection of essays than a cohesive book and as a result ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - Joy_Bush - LibraryThing

I love Michael Pollan so this was a fairly easy read. It just was not the type of gardening book I thought it was going to be. Most of it was philosophical and I have no use for that type of stuff ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - KittyCunningham - LibraryThing

This is a very nice consideration of man's relationship with plants, both wild and domesticated. His relationship with his own garden is that of a man who can afford to pay other people to do the heavy lifting. Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

After re-reading this book, my rating has gone up. I suspect if I became an active gardner I woul ver much like what the author has to say about gardens. As it stands, I enjoyed reading Michael Pollan's ruminations on what is more controvesial than I had first imagined; gardening. Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - JeremyPreacher - LibraryThing

I like Michael Pollan just fine, although his extremely digressive style gets on my nerves probably more than it should. There were a lot of interesting tidbits in here - I particularly liked the ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

Recensione dell'utente  - Laura Lemay - Goodreads

With this exception of a terrific essay toward the end about the class politics of gardening catalogs, I found this book overwritten and boring. For me it didn't have nearly the readability or approachability of his later books. Leggi recensione completa

Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

Recensione dell'utente  - Laura - Goodreads

Honestly, a bit boring but I ended up finding myself quite enjoying some of his chapters as he mused on gardening topics while he cultivated his garden. I particularly liked his chapters on the seed ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

Recensione dell'utente  - carolyn - Goodreads

You can tell this is early Michael Pollan. It likes to wander around a bit. Enjoyable though as I am a sucker for such topics. Leggi recensione completa

Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

Recensione dell'utente  - Daniel - Goodreads

I"ma little Michael Pollaned out, so I'll be taking a break for a while. Nevertheless, this one has the usual astute observations, and does a good job of putting things in a larger context that would ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

Recensione dell'utente  - Ethan Ash - Goodreads

A nice accompanying essay when starting your own garden. Pollan gives a nice voice to the frustrating battle against weeds. Leggi recensione completa


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